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The Never-Ending Story: UNISs Waste Management Saga

The Never-Ending Story: UNIS’s Waste Management Saga

By Felipe Tavares, Managing Editor June 18, 2021

On April 22nd, Earth Day, UNIS announced plans to hire a paid Sustainability Director for each division of the school to begin tackling the issue of sustainability in a dedicated and “schoolwide approach,”...

Time stops and the city goes to sleep.

A Most Difficult Year: 2020 in 12 Photos

June 9, 2021

From wildfires in Australia to tensions in Iran at the beginning of the 2020, to the pandemic and its various stages, to the Black Lives Matter movement and much more—every aspect of our world underwent...

The Rise of Political Polarization and Partisanship in the U.S.

The Rise of Political Polarization and Partisanship in the U.S.

By Andrei Khazatsky, Writer June 7, 2021

Nowadays it seems as though politics in the United States are more polarized than ever. To many, the Democrats have moved further to the left, and the Republicans further to the right, with both Congress...

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The #FufuChallenge: A Perpetuation of the Demeaning of African Culture

By Temisola Akinwande, Contributing writer May 3, 2021

“Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity” – Jonathan Safran Foer, American Novelist The Covid-19 lockdown has allowed people all over the globe to unleash their creativity...

Sol Blanco (T3), co-head of SAGA

LGBTQ+ Support at UNIS — Past, Present, and Future

By Maya Mukherjee, Writer March 5, 2021

The coming out of youth icons Jojo Siwa and Elliot Page over the past two months has captured headlines globally and shone a spotlight on the gaps in support for LGBTQ+ teens. The struggles of these adolescents...

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Horrified but not Surprised: UNIS Students React to the Storming of the Capitol

By Maya Mukherjee, Writer January 28, 2021

The attack on the Capitol on January 6th could have been straight out of a Black Mirror episode. Unfortunately, the events were all too real. Two thousand people, deluded by conspiracy theories, violently...

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A Better Democracy: Female Representation Hits All-Time High

By Tatiana Barberi January 3, 2021

“For me a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.” – Michele Bachelet, former President of Chile While women have made tremendous...

Little Cupcake Bakeshop had a few customers, cupcakes, and a Food & Wine Magazine proclaiming it has best chocolate cake in the US.

A Walk Through Soho – The Pandemic and Businesses in Photographs

By Maya Din January 3, 2021

Taking a brisk walk around New York City in April – in the midst of the pandemic –I saw an empty city. Gone were the yellow taxis whisking people away, the people talking while bumping into each other,...

New Club Spotlight

New Club Spotlight

By Lude Edens January 3, 2021

Twenty-twenty was chaotic and horrible for UNIS in many respects. COVID-19 and many other issues cast their shadows on the year. However, even though it might be hard to believe, 2020 also brought about...

Tips & Tricks for Hybrid Learning

Tips & Tricks for Hybrid Learning

By Rachel Kim January 3, 2021

With all the dissonance and conflict going on in the world right now, it can be hard for people to be on the same page about anything. However, there’s one thing that we can all agree on: virtual learning...

UNIS Heroes on the Pandemic Frontlines, In Their own Words

UNIS Heroes on the Pandemic Frontlines, In Their own Words

By Maya Mukherjee August 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected each and every one of us. As we reach the terrible milestone of 125,000 COVID-19 deaths in this country, it’s easy to feel that we will be trapped in this loop forever....

Student Voices on Law Enforcement

Student Voices on Law Enforcement

By Clara Scholl, Editor-in-Chief June 19, 2020

Prompted by the murder of George Floyd, I asked rising T4 students a series of three questions about their and their family’s experiences with law enforcement in New York City. “What has your experience...

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